I awoke this morning to the wonderful smell of cookies baking in Niedfeldt. After I took a shower, I went to explore. Hannah M. and David W. were baking in the house director’s kitchen, so I took a few photos and sampled a cookie. It was delicious! (Click the photo to view it large.)
Here is the recipe they used (originally out of the Nestle Toll House Best-Ever Cookies book):
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups oats
2 cups (12 oz package) chocolate chips
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in small bowl. Beat brown sugar, butter, and granulated sugar in large mixing bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs, milk, and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 9 to 10 minutes for chewy cookies or 12 to 13 minutes for crispy cookies. Let stand for 1 minute; move to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.